Joan D'Amico of the Court Street Merchants Association
Father Astor Rodriguez of St. John's University
Christian Branch singing the National Anthem
State Senator Daniel Squadron with his son Theo
Council Member Brad Lander
Vince Mazzone of the Court Street Merchants Association
Glenn Kelly for Friends Of Carroll Park
They were joined by public officials, policemen from the 76th Precinct as well as firemen from the local firehouse.
After a blessing by Father Astor Rodriguez and a beautifully sung rendition of the national anthem by Christian Branch, a wreath was laid in front of the War Memorial by veterans from the neighborhood.
As in years past, the event was organized by Court Street Merchants Association with the help of Friends Of Carroll Park.